Performing Arts Presents Happy End

There’s going to be a showdown when The School of Drama, Mannes School of Music, and School of Jazz and Contemporary Music take the stage together next weekend. But no, the schools won’t be competing: Rather, the action will play ... read more

Playwriting Grads Find Their Voices, Then Success

For her first assignment in the MFA Playwriting program at the School of Drama, Janine Nabers (’08) was told to imagine a conversation her parents might have had on their first date. She wrote about their first chance meeting in ... read more

24 Hour Plays Races Against The Clock

On Sunday, six writers will hunker down in the third floor of The School of Drama’s theater at 151 Bank St. to devise and write a script for a play. The next morning, as the writers are gulping down their ... read more

Lou Jacob Named to Tony Award Nominating Committee

This year’s Tony Award nominees have already been announced. But, next year, a New School faculty member will have a say on who takes home the most coveted prize in theater. Lou Jacob, Director of the MFA Directing Program at ... read more